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  • Managing Leisureby Byron Grainger-Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 62.95

    Managing Leisure is an excellent reference tool for both students and practitioners in the leisure industry. It provides detailed and practical advice on managing buildings, budgets and people. It also covers the vital aspects of law, finance, health & safety and competitive tendering. Managing Leisure takes management theory and looks at its... more...

  • Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Leisureby Ted Tedrick

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    If you work with older adults who are developmentally disabled and are seeking ways to incorporate exercise, arts activities, and other activities into your program, this is the book for you! Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Leisure will help you improve your ability to instruct exercise and other fitness activities and, at the same... more...

  • Play for Children with Special Needsby Christine Macintyre

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95

    There are many more children with learning differences and difficulties in our schools today.  Their needs are varied and complex and professionals must find appropriate ways to enhance their learning. The value of play is endorsed in policy initiatives including The Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, so professionals can be reassured that ?more... more...

  • The Playful Crowdby Gary Cross; John K. Walton

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 59.99

    During the first part of the twentieth century thousands of working-class New Yorkers flocked to Coney Island in search of a release from their workaday lives and the values of bourgeois society. On the other side of the Atlantic, British workers heade more...

  • Re-imagining Heritage Interpretationby Dr Russell Staiff

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    This book challenges traditional approaches to heritage interpretation and offers an alternative theoretical architecture to the current research and practice. Russell Staiff suggests that the dialogue between visitors and heritage places has been too focused on learning outcomes, and so heritage interpretation has become dominated by psychology and... more...

  • Recreation for the Disabled Childby Donna Bernhardt Bainbridge

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This valuable book deals with the recreation activities for the disabled, including skiing, horseback riding, running, camping, water sports, and team sports. Experts examine competitive spirit, training, and the psychological benefits of recreational activities for the disabled child. Program development, evaluation, and instruction are discussed. more...

  • Renaissance Festivalsby Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00

    This ethnographic study of contemporary American Renaissance fairs focuses on the Maryland Renaissance Festival, in which participants recreate sixteenth-century England through performances of theater, combat-at-arms, processions, street hawking, and meticulously faithful historical reconstructions. It is also partly an autobiographical account of... more...

  • Riding Prettyby Renee M. Laegreid

    University of Nebraska Press 2006; US$ 29.95

    In 1910, when the town of Pendleton, Oregon, held its first large-scale rodeo, the Pendleton Round-Up, it introduced a new kind of rodeo queen - not a traveling cowgirl performer but a young, middle-class woman from its own town. This work examines the history, evolution, and significance of the community-sponsored rodeo queen. more...

  • Serious Playby Louise Peacock

    Intellect Books Ltd 2009; US$ 25.00

    Clowns? slapstick is their primary mode of performance and allows them to provoke audiences to laughter wherever they perform. This innovative book, focussing on contemporary practice in the USA and Europe over the last 50 years, investigates the nature and function of clown performance in modern society. Through analysis of clowning in a range of... more...

  • Sports and Safety Managementby Steve Frosdick; Lynne Walley

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 61.95

    Sport and Safety Management is a comprehensive and practical handbook for all involved with the safe management of sporting events. Disasters such as Hillsborough have concentrated managers' minds on public safety and crowd control at all major events. Sport and Safety Management provides necessary advice and guidance for all such managers. Contributions... more...